[pulseaudio-discuss] Need assistance debugging symptom of pacmd spinning during suspend-to-ram attempt
seven.steps at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 20:02:24 PST 2010
On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> Well pacmd isn't really a regular PA client.... it connects via a
> different IPC mechanism. It would be better to use pactl here I believe.
Right, it would be preferable to use pactl (which would need patching).
> Regardless I'm not too sure what is happening here that would be
> different to before. Perhaps the fix for #771 (not accessing the mixer
> when not the active user) is at fault here.
It turned out to be a brown paper bag bug, using pacmd foo instead of
> You seem to try and run pacmd for all users, but really only the PA
> processes from the active seats (found via consolekit) really needs to
> do this as all other users wont have access the h/w anyway.
Very good point.
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